The 74th Eastern Snow Conference (ESC) will be held at the University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada, 6-8 June, 2017
The 74th Annual Eastern Snow Conference (ESC) will be held at the University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada, 6-8 June, 2017. The scientific program is open to sessions on theoretical, experimental, and operational studies of snow, ice, and winter hydrology. This year’s general theme is Remote Sensing of the Cryosphere.
The full preliminary program for the 74th Annual ESC is now available.
Students are encouraged to enter the ESC Student Paper Competitions. The winner of the best submitted student paper will receive the Wiesnet Medal, a $750 prize. The Campbell Scientific Canada Award of $500 will be awarded to a Canadian Student submitting a paper demonstrating the most innovative use of technology in the gathering of data. In addition, the David Hewitt Miller Student Poster Award of $100 will be awarded to the best student poster.
All submitted papers will be published in the ESC Proceedings and a style sheet for Microsoft Word is available to guide authors in their submissions
Tuesday, June 6
Wednesday, June 7
Thursday, June 8
Note that registration fee includes all activities: drink and food at icebreaker; drinks and food at morning, lunch and afternoon breaks; banquet; transportation for fieldtrip
This year will feature a field trip to the CAS satellite ground station. If you would like to attend the field trip you will need to contact the Program Chair (firstname.lastname@example.org) by email and provide the following information ; Name, DOB, Passport Number, Country, Government Dept/Company. For foreign visitors this information is required 3 weeks before the visit and for Canadian citizens 2 weeks are required. Participants will also need to provide a scanned copy of their passport (for non-Canadians) or their passport or other ID (for Canadians).
There are two ways to register for this year's conference.
1) Use one of the two following links for online payment using a credit card
2) Fill out the registration form and mail your registrtion in registration form for the conference can be downloaded here.
Registration should be completed by May 19, 2017.
A block of discounted rooms has been reserved at University of Ottawa residences between June 5 and June 8:
Reservations can be made online at https://www.accommodation.uottawa.ca/ by using promotional code ESC2017. Reservations can also be made by calling 1-888-564-4545 or emailing email@example.com, quoting group name ESC2017 and reservation number 30879. A non-refundable deposit equivalent to 1 night stay is due at time of booking, with balance to be paid upon arrival. Bookings must be made by May 1, 2017 to guarantee availability.
There are also many hotels and hostels within a 10-15 min walk of the University of Ottawa, such as Novotel, Les Suites, Westin, Lord Elgin, Ottawa Jail Hostel and Barefoot Hostel.
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